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OCFB On Social Media

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OCFB  On Social Media

Ontario Corn Fed Beef is now actively involved in social media with a new Facebook page and a Twitter account.

Whether it’s a great eating experience or showing people how our farm families work hard to bring a quality beef product to the table, we urge you to share your stories.

Follow us on Twitter @ONCornFedBeef and “like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OntarioCornFedBeef.

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May 2013 News Feed Online

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May 2013 News Feed Online

Highlights of this issue:

Ontario Corn Fed Beef 100% Traceable

Ontario Corn Fed Beef with Loblaw Companies Ltd., have entered into a partnership with DNA TraceBack® to assure beef quality with this innovative traceability technology.

Launched on Apr. 19, DNA TraceBack® enables traceability back to the regional Ontario Corn Fed Beef family of farms and the beef of origin with even greater precision. This process guarantees Ontario Corn Fed beef is sourced from beef that has been specifically chosen to deliver exceptional quality and an enjoyable eating experience.

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Innovative Risk Management for OCFB

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Innovative Risk Management for OCFB

The Ontario government is supporting local food by helping cattle farmers meet consumer demand for high quality beef.

The province is providing the Ontario Cattle Feeders’ Association with a one-time investment of $10 million to create an innovative, industry-led risk management fund. The fund will be administered by the association and will help stabilize pricing for participating producers, encouraging further growth in the sector. (more…)

February 2013 News Feed Online

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February 2013 News Feed Online

Highlights of this issue:

$2.5 Million For Market Development

Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (at the time) Ted McMeekin capped a successful 2013 Beef Industry Convention by announcing $2.5 million for an Ontario Corn Fed Beef Market Development Program. (more…)

Support for OCFB Market Development

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Support for OCFB Market Development

The Ontario government is investing $2.5 million to help local corn-fed beef producers increase production and access new markets around the world.

With the support, the Ontario Corn Fed Beef Program will undertake an intensive three-year market development and brand expansion initiative to help: (more…)

2013 Beef Convention Update

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2013 Beef Convention Update

Changes have been made to the previous list of speakers for the 2013 Ontario Beef Industry Convention, set for Jan. 10 to 12, in London. The full agenda and schedule can be viewed at beefindustryconvention.com (more…)